Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Where to Stream the 2019 Oscar Nominated Movies


By SCOTT TOBIAS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/movies/stream-oscar-nominated-movies.html?partner=IFTTT
Many of the biggest nominees are already streaming. Here’s a rundown of what they are and where to find them.

Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Bradley Cooper, Netflix and ‘Black Panther’


By KYLE BUCHANAN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/movies/oscar-snubs-surprises.html?partner=IFTTT
The director of “A Star Is Born” was left off the ballot and faces stiff competition as an actor. “Roma” helped the streaming service make history.

2019 Oscar Nominations: Full Ballot


By Unknown Author via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/movies/oscar-nominees-2019.html?partner=IFTTT
See this year’s Oscar nominees and make your picks.

‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ Lead Oscar Nominations With 10 Each


By BROOKS BARNES via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/movies/oscar-nominations-academy-awards.html?partner=IFTTT
Netflix got its first best picture nod. The 91st Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24.

Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost?


By CHARLES HOMANS via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/magazine/mcconnell-senate-trump.html?partner=IFTTT
The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control.

The Marvelous Ms. Elaine May


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/movies/elaine-may-movies.html?partner=IFTTT
A program at Film Forum showcases her brilliance as a director in movies like “A New Leaf” and, yes, “Ishtar.”

Monday, January 21, 2019

What to Expect From the 2019 Oscar Nominations


By KYLE BUCHANAN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/movies/oscar-nominations.html?partner=IFTTT
Could Bradley Cooper and Alfonso Cuarón be the most-nominated men? Will ‘Black Panther’ make the best picture field? A look at possible records and upsets.

Oscars Rewind: A Charming Win Filled With Drama and Rancor


By BRUCE FRETTS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/movies/tatum-oneal-oscars.html?partner=IFTTT
Tatum O’Neal, clad in a mini-tuxedo, won over viewers when she was named best supporting actress in 1974, but family troubles and a tainted competitor clouded the victory.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Tops the Box Office


By GABE COHN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/20/movies/m-night-shyamalan-glass-box-office-no-1.html?partner=IFTTT
The film sold about $40.6 million in tickets domestically during its opening weekend, on par with the performance of its 2017 predecessor, “Split.”

Saturday, January 19, 2019

New Sentences: From a Poem by Ben Purkert


By SAM ANDERSON via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/magazine/new-sentences-from-a-poem-by-ben-purkert.html?partner=IFTTT
“The difference between the almost right word and the right word,” Mark Twain wrote, “is really a large matter.”

Friday, January 18, 2019

Behind the Cover: Game of Bones


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/magazine/behind-the-cover-game-of-bones.html?partner=IFTTT
For this issue, a look at our past through the insights of ancient DNA.

Ready for ‘Glass’? Here’s What to Remember From ‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Split’


By JASON BAILEY via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/movies/glass-unbreakable-split.html?partner=IFTTT
M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” completes an original superhero trilogy that began in 2000 with “Unbreakable.” Need a refresher? We’ve broken down the basics.

Anne Hathaway Dares You Not to Look Away


By KATHRYN SHATTUCK via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/movies/anne-hathaway-serenity-the-hustle.html?partner=IFTTT
She talks about playing a femme fatale in “Serenity,” doing “The Hustle” with Rebel Wilson, stealing the show in “Ocean’s 8” and Hollywood’s echo chamber of men.

How Christian Bale Uses Silence to Speak Volumes in ‘Vice’


By MEKADO MURPHY via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/movies/vice-scene-adam-mckay.html?partner=IFTTT
The writer-director Adam McKay discusses a quiet scene from his film that changes the course of history.

He’d Never Had Allergies, But Suddenly He Had Two Episodes That Nearly Killed Him. Why?


By LISA SANDERS, M.D. via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/magazine/hed-never-had-allergies-but-suddenly-he-had-two-episodes-that-nearly-killed-him-why.html?partner=IFTTT
A patient does his own sleuthing and figures out what is putting him into anaphylaxis.

‘Solo’ Review: Alone, Like All the Others


By SEAN T. COLLINS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/movies/solo-review.html?partner=IFTTT
With this opulent Spanish survival saga, Netflix enters some curiously well-populated territory.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

‘Who Will Write Our History’ Review: A Vital Holocaust Documentary


By KEN JAWOROWSKI via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/movies/who-will-write-our-history-review.html?partner=IFTTT
The film, directed by Roberta Grossman, tells the story of Oyneg Shabes, a group of Jews imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto who worked to document their culture.

A Secret Ingredient Makes This Chef’s Galbijjim Perfect. Just Don’t Tell Mom.


By SAM SIFTON via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/magazine/galbijjim-korean-stew-recipe.html?partner=IFTTT
What set this Korean-style short-rib stew apart?

‘Glass’ Movie Review: A Nutty Ride With M. Night Shyamalan


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/movies/glass-review.html?partner=IFTTT
In his enjoyable, messy sequel to “Unbreakable” and “Split,” Shyamalan joins together three adversaries in a world of ordinary terrors.

‘Don’t Come Back From the Moon’ Review: When Men Leave, Children Grow Up.


By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/movies/dont-come-back-from-the-moon-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Blending shimmering photography and a compassionate tone, Bruce Thierry Cheung’s wistful tale of abandoned children is unexpectedly haunting.

Yalitza Aparicio of ‘Roma’ and the Politics of Stardom in Mexico


By LAURA TILLMAN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/movies/yalitza-aparicio-roma.html?partner=IFTTT
The film’s star was on her way to being a teacher when she landed the role. Now she’s part of a conversation about Indigenous people and inequality.

Is Ancient DNA Research Revealing New Truths — or Falling Into Old Traps?


By GIDEON LEWIS-KRAUS via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/magazine/ancient-dna-paleogenomics.html?partner=IFTTT
Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

‘Shiraz,’ a Silent Spectacle of India, Returns


By J. HOBERMAN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/movies/shiraz-a-romance-of-india-metrograph.html?partner=IFTTT
This alt version of the back story of the Taj Mahal features real footage of Rajasthan that is more luxuriant than anything Hollywood could have created in 1929.